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Devo Suing McDonalds!

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Postby Liesbeth » Tue Jul 01, 2008 1:17 pm

hope they win!

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Postby Harvey Winters » Tue Jul 01, 2008 1:29 pm

Whip 'em good!!!

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Postby Flyn » Tue Jul 01, 2008 3:27 pm

It's nice when there's a music lawsuit you can really get behind, rather than just Prince's litigation of the week.

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Postby Squid » Tue Jul 01, 2008 4:09 pm

Christ, why can't McD's erroneously "borrow" some of Cap'n Jack's more exaggerated stylings for a toy of some sort? Team El-Dub needs a little litigious lovin' too.

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Postby Flyn » Tue Jul 01, 2008 4:32 pm

Squid wrote:Christ, why can't McD's erroneously "borrow" some of Cap'n Jack's more exaggerated stylings for a toy of some sort? Team El-Dub needs a little litigious lovin' too.


Ideally, they'd steal something that was actually trademarked and copywrited; I can't remember seeing such a clear infringement by a huge mega-corporation.

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Postby h4ck » Wed Jul 02, 2008 9:20 am

LOL

Harvey Winters wrote:Whip 'em good!!!

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Postby Liesbeth » Wed Jul 02, 2008 10:08 am

perhaps John should get copyright on his beard?

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Postby Betty Felon » Wed Jul 02, 2008 11:14 am

This thread inspired me to put Devo into pandora, creating New Wave radio impromptu New Wave dance party.

Seriously! New Order, the Cars, Pet Shop Boys, Oingo Boingo....best pandora ever. When Devo wins thier lawsuit, let's have a New Wave dance party and post-punk the night away. I'll bring the Bugles.

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Postby grant » Wed Jul 02, 2008 1:17 pm

Or the Buggles.

There's a weird line that links them to King Crimson. I can't remember it exactly, but I know it goes via Yes.

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Postby grant » Wed Jul 02, 2008 1:21 pm

And YES DEVO WE WANT YOU YES DEVO YOU CAN DO it.

Because
they don't like American Idol
and they don't like
McDonald's.

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Postby Squid » Wed Jul 02, 2008 2:18 pm

I would also like to point out that ever since this story broke, I have been wandering around my office singing "Through Being Cool", which is pretty much the best.song.ever.

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Postby Harvey Winters » Wed Jul 02, 2008 5:56 pm

My favorite has always been "The Day My Baby Gave Me A Surprise"...

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Postby longtimecoming » Thu Jul 03, 2008 2:34 am

to make matters even worse for the golden arches, prince charles appearantly wants to ban it from london. i read that on the internet forum. yet who can forget when a princess took her sons there? prince harry still eats there! maybe that would be mummy one day, with my good friend known as the heir, and our reandevous on the internet.


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Postby grant » Thu Jul 03, 2008 6:34 am

Oddly enough, by coincidence I was talking about "(I Saw My Baby Gettin') Sloppy" with a guy on livejournal right before I read this news bulletin. Must mean something.

He says he likes that song because it's like it's written backwards. I think there's something to that.

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Postby chelsea » Thu Jul 03, 2008 6:51 am

i especially appreciate this quote from the article:

"They didn't ask us anything. Plus, we don't like McDonald's, and we don't like American Idol, so we're doubly offended."

i couldn't agree more!


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